U.S. Mission Geneva

Job Announcement: Refugee Program Specialist

The U.S. Mission in Geneva is seeking an individual for the position of Refugee Program Specialist for the Humanitarian Affairs Office.

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Job Announcement: Mailroom Clerk/Telephone Operator

The U.S. Mission in Geneva is seeking an individual for the position of Mailroom Clerk/Telephone Operator in the Mailroom Office.

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Announcement – Mission Sidewalk Repair

The U.S. Mission Geneva has a requirement to repair the existing sidewalk in the Mission parking lot in Chambesy, Geneva.

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Clustered Interactive Dialogue: Working Group on Transnational Corporations and Special Rapporteur on Trafficking in Persons

The United States is pleased to support the Working Group on human rights and transnational corporations and other business enterprises. We welcome the Working Group’s newest member, [Mr.] Dante Pesce [Pronounciation key: DAHN-tay PEH-sheh]. We were proud to host the Working Group on an official visit in 2013, and provide input to the Working Group’s work on national action plans.

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Item 3: Clustered Interactive Dialogue with Special Rapporteurs on Migrants and Minority Issues

Combating discrimination and intolerance against Romani individuals are priority human rights issues for the United States. As Secretary Kerry stated earlier this year on the occasion of International Roma Day, the United States is committed “to the inclusion and equal treatment of all Roma people, wherever they call home.”

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Interactive Dialogue: Urgent Debate on Human Rights of Migrants

Ambassador Keith Harper: It is the responsibility of all governments to respect and promote the human rights and labor rights of all migrants, regardless of their immigration status.

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U.S. Statement at HRC Side Event on Elder Abuse and Violence Against Older Women

The more we study elder abuse, the more we understand that elder abuse is a form of violence that predominantly impacts women. Global prevalence data is lacking, but we know that across the world, women comprise the majority of elder abuse victims. (In the United Sates, 2 out of 3 elder abuse victims are women).

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UNHRC 29th Session: Agenda Item 2, General Debate

The United States appreciates the High Commissioner’s report. We welcome continued engagement of OHCHR on human rights challenges throughout the world. We especially look forward to the Council’s focus on women and the all-day discussion on eliminating violence and participation in power and decision making.

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Ambassador Hamamoto’s Opening Remarks at Governing Council: UNCC is a UN Success Story

The UNCC is a little-known UN success story. Established by the Security Council after Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi regime illegally invaded Kuwait, the UNCC showcases the UN’s work to discourage future unlawful acts of aggression, and to contribute to the post-conflict restoration of justice and peace between neighboring states.

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Solicitation for Digitization Project

The U.S. Mission Geneva has a request for the digitization of official documents from the archives of the United States Trade Representative.

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